Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering

Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering

by Paul S. Chung
     
 

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Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering carefully traces the historical and theological context of Luther's breakthrough in terms of articulating justification and justice in connection to the Word of God and divine suffering. Chung critically and constructively engages in dialogue with Luther, and with later interpreters of Luther such as Barth and

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Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering carefully traces the historical and theological context of Luther's breakthrough in terms of articulating justification and justice in connection to the Word of God and divine suffering. Chung critically and constructively engages in dialogue with Luther, and with later interpreters of Luther such as Barth and Moltmann, placing the Reformer in dialogue not only with Asian spirituality and religious but also with an emerging global theology of religions.

About the Author:
Paul S. Chung is Assistant Professor of Lutheran Witness and World Christianity at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556354595
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Princeton Theological Monograph Series
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Paul S. Chung is visiting professor at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He is the author of Church and Ethical Responsibility in the Midst of World Economy (2013).

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